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Chapter: ----
PREAMBLE
Article -- : PREAMBLE
Chapter: I
THE UNION AND ITS TERRITORY
Article 1 : Name and territory of the Union
Article 2 : Admission or establishment of new States
Article 2A : Sikkim to be associated with the Union
Article 3 : Formation of new States and alteration of areas, boundaries or names of existing States
Article 4 : Laws made under articles 2 and 3 to provide for the amendment of the First and the Fourth Schedules and supplemental, incidental and consequential matters
Chapter: II
CITIZENSHIP
Article 5 : Citizenship at the commencement of the Constitution
Article 6 : Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Pakistan
Article 7 : Rights of citizenship of certain migrants to Pakistan
Article 8 : Rights of citizenship of certain persons of Indian origin residing outside India
Article 9 : Persons voluntarily acquiring citizenship of a foreign State not to be citizens
Article 10 : Continuance of the rights of citizenship
Article 11 : Parliament to regulate the right of citizenship by law
Article 12 : Definition
Chapter: III
FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS
Article 13 : Laws inconsistent with or in derogation of the fundamental rights
Article 14 : Equality before law
Article 15 : Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth
Article 16 : Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment
Article 17 : Abolition of Untouchability
Article 18 : Abolition of titles
Article 19 : Protection of certain rights regarding freedom of speech, etc.
Article 20 : Protection in respect of conviction for offences
Article 21 : Protection of life and personal liberty
Article 21A : Right to education
Article 22 : Protection against arrest and detention in certain cases
Article 23 : Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour
Article 24 : Prohibition of employment of children in factories, etc.-
Article 25 : Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion
Article 26 : Freedom to manage religious affairs
Article 27 : Freedom as to payment of taxes for promotion of any particular religion
Article 28 : Freedom as to attendance at religious instruction or religious worship in certain educational institutions
Article 29 : Protection of interests of minorities
Article 30 : Right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions
Article 31 : Compulsory acquisition of property
Article 31A : Saving of Certain Laws
Article 31B : Validation of certain Acts and Regulations
Article 31C : Saving of laws giving effect to certain directive principles
Article 31D : Saving of laws in respect of anti-national activities
Article 32 : Remedies for enforcement of rights conferred by this Part
Article 32A : Constitutional validity of State laws not to be considered in proceedings under article 32
Article 33 : Power of Parliament to modify the rights conferred by this Part in their application to Forces, etc.-
Article 34 : Restriction on rights conferred by this Part while martial law is in force in any area
Article 35 : Legislation to give effect to the provisions of this Part
Chapter: IV
DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES OF STATE POLICY
Article 36 : Definition
Article 37 : Application of the principles contained in this Part
Article 38 : State to secure a social order for the promotion of welfare of the people
Article 39 : Certain principles of policy to be followed by the State
Article 39A : Equal justice and free legal aid
Article 40 : Organisation of village panchayats
Article 41 : Right to work, to education and to public assistance in certain cases
Article 42 : Provision for just and humane conditions of work and maternity relief
Article 43 : Living wage, etc., for workers
Article 43A : Participation of workers in management of industries
Article 43B : Promotion of co-operative societies.
Article 44 : Uniform civil code for the citizens
Article 45 : Provision for free and compulsory education for children
Article 46 : Promotion of educational and economic interests of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other weaker sections
Article 47 : Duty of the State to raise the level of nutrition and the standard of living and to improve public health
Article 48 : Organisation of agriculture and animal husbandry
Article 48A : Protection and improvement of environment and safeguarding of forests and wild life
Article 49 : Protection of monuments and places and objects of national importance
Article 50 : Separation of judiciary from executive
Article 51 : Promotion of international peace and security
Chapter: IVA
FUNDAMENTAL DUTIES
Article 51A : Fundamental Duties
Chapter: V
THE UNION
Article 52 : The President of India
Article 53 : Executive power of the Union
Article 54 : Election of President
Article 55 : Manner of election of President
Article 56 : Term of office of President
Article 57 : Eligibility for re-election
Article 58 : Qualifications for election as President
Article 59 : Conditions of President's office
Article 60 : Oath or affirmation by the President
Article 61 : Procedure for impeachment of the President
Article 62 : Time of holding election to fill vacancy in the office of President and the term of office of person elected to fill casual vacancy
Article 63 : The Vice-President of India
Article 64 : The Vice-President to be ex officio Chairman of the Council of States
Article 65 : The Vice-President to act as President or to discharge his functions during casual vacancies in the office, or during the absence, of President
Article 66 : Election of Vice-President
Article 67 : Term of office of Vice-President
Article 68 : Time of holding election to fill vacancy in the office of Vice-President and the term of office of person elected to fill casual vacancy
Article 69 : Oath or affirmation by the Vice-President
Article 70 : Discharge of President's functions in other contingencies
Article 71 : Matters relating to, or connected with, the election of a President or Vice-President
Article 72 : Power of President to grant pardons, etc., and to suspend, remit or commute sentences in certain cases
Article 73 : Extent of executive power of the Union
Article 74 : Council of Ministers to aid and advise President
Article 75 : Other provisions as to Ministers
Article 76 : Attorney-General for India
Article 77 : Conduct of business of the Government of India
Article 78 : Duties of Prime Minister as respects the furnishing of information to the President, etc.-
Article 79 : Constitution of Parliament
Article 80 : Composition of the Council of States
Article 81 : Composition of the House of the People
Article 82 : Readjustment after each census
Article 83 : Duration of Houses of Parliament
Article 84 : Qualification for membership of Parliament
Article 85 : Sessions of Parliament, prorogation and dissolution
Article 86 : Right of President to address and send messages to Houses
Article 87 : Special address by the President
Article 88 : Rights of Ministers and Attorney-General as respects Houses
Article 89 : The Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Council of States
Article 90 : Vacation and resignation of, and removal from, the office of Deputy Chairman
Article 91 : Power of the Deputy Chairman or other person to perform the duties of the office of, or to act as, Chairman
Article 92 : The Chairman or the Deputy Chairman not to preside while a resolution for his removal from office is under consideration
Article 93 : The Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of the People
Article 94 : Vacation and resignation of, and removal from, the offices of Speaker and Deputy Speaker
Article 95 : Power of the Deputy Speaker or other person to perform the duties of the office of, or to act as, Speaker
Article 96 : The Speaker or the Deputy Speaker not to preside while a resolution for his removal from office is under consideration
Article 97 : Salaries and allowances of the Chairman and Deputy Chairman and the Speaker and Deputy Speaker
Article 98 : Secretariat of Parliament
Article 99 : Oath or affirmation by members
Article 100 : Voting in Houses, power of Houses to act notwithstanding vacancies and quorum
Article 101 : Vacation of seats
Article 102 : Disqualifications for membership
Article 103 : Decision on questions as to disqualifications of members
Article 104 : Penalty for sitting and voting before making oath or affirmation under article 99 or when not qualified or when disqualified
Article 105 : Powers, privileges, etc., of the Houses of Parliament and of the members and committees thereof
Article 106 : Salaries and allowances of members
Article 107 : Provisions as to introduction and passing of Bills
Article 108 : Joint sitting of both Houses in certain cases
Article 109 : Special procedure in respect of Money Bills
Article 110 : Definition of "Money Bills"
Article 111 : Assent to Bills
Article 112 : Annual financial statement
Article 113 : Procedure in Parliament with respect to estimates
Article 114 : Appropriation Bills
Article 115 : Supplementary, additional or excess grants
Article 116 : Votes on account, votes of credit and exceptional grants
Article 117 : Special provisions as to financial Bills
Article 118 : Rules of procedure
Article 119 : Regulation by law of procedure in Parliament in relation to financial business
Article 120 : Language to be used in Parliament
Article 121 : Restriction on discussion in Parliament
Article 122 : Courts not to inquire into proceedings of Parliament
Article 123 : Power of President to promulgate Ordinances during recess of Parliament
Article 124 : Establishment and constitution of Supreme Court
Article 125 : Salaries, etc., of Judges
Article 126 : Appointment of acting Chief Justice
Article 127 : Appointment of ad hoc, Judges
Article 128 : Attendance of retired Judges at sittings of the Supreme Court
Article 129 : Supreme Court to be a court of record
Article 130 : Seat of Supreme Court
Article 131 : Original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court
Article 131A : Exclusive jurisdiction of the Supreme Court in regard to questions as to constitutional validity of Central laws
Article 132 : Appellate jurisdiction of Supreme Court in appeals from High Courts in certain cases
Article 133 : Appellate jurisdiction of Supreme Court in appeals from High Courts in regard to civil matters
Article 134 : Appellate jurisdiction of Supreme Court in regard to criminal matters
Article 134A : Certificate for appeal to the Supreme Court
Article 135 : Jurisdiction and powers of the Federal Court under existing law to be exercisable by the Supreme Court
Article 136 : Special leave to appeal by the Supreme Court
Article 137 : Review of judgments or orders by the Supreme Court
Article 138 : Enlargement of the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court
Article 139 : Conferment on the Supreme Court of powers to issue certain writs
Article 139A : Transfer of certain cases
Article 140 : Ancillary powers of Supreme Court
Article 141 : Law declared by Supreme Court to be binding on all courts
Article 142 : Enforcement of decrees and orders of Supreme Court and orders as to discovery, etc.-
Article 143 : Power of President to consult Supreme Court
Article 144 : Civil and judicial authorities to act in aid of the Supreme Court
Article 144A : Special provisions as to disposal of questions relating to constitutional validity of laws
Article 145 : Rules of Court, etc.-
Article 146 : Officers and servants and the expenses of the Supreme Court
Article 147 : Interpretation
Article 148 : Comptroller and Auditor-General of India
Article 149 : Duties and powers of the Comptroller and Auditor-General
Article 150 : Form of accounts of the Union and of the States
Article 151 : Audit reports
Chapter: VI
THE STATES
Article 152 : Definition
Article 153 : Governors of States
Article 154 : Executive power of State
Article 155 : Appointment of Governor
Article 156 : Term of office of Governor
Article 157 : Qualifications for appointment as Governor
Article 158 : Conditions of Governor's office
Article 159 : Oath or affirmation by the Governor
Article 160 : Discharge of the functions of the Governor in certain contingencies
Article 161 : Power of Governor to grant pardons, etc., and to suspend, remit or commute sentences in certain cases
Article 162 : Extent of executive power of State
Article 163 : Council of Ministers to aid and advise Governor
Article 164 : Other provisions as to Ministers
Article 165 : Advocate-General for the State
Article 166 : Conduct of business of the Government of a State
Article 167 : Duties of Chief Minister as respects the furnishing of information to Governor, etc.-
Article 168 : Constitution of Legislatures in States
Article 169 : Abolition or creation of Legislative Councils in States
Article 170 : Composition of the Legislative Assemblies
Article 171 : Composition of the Legislative Councils
Article 172 : Duration of State Legislatures
Article 173 : Qualification for membership of the State Legislature
Article 174 : Sessions of the State Legislature, prorogation and dissolution
Article 175 : Right of Governor to address and send messages to the House or Houses
Article 176 : Special address by the Governor
Article 177 : Rights of Ministers and Advocate-General as respects the Houses
Article 178 : The Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
Article 179 : Vacation and resignation of, and removal from, the offices of Speaker and Deputy Speaker
Article 180 : Power of the Deputy Speaker or other person to perform the duties of the office of, or to act as, Speaker
Article 181 : The Speaker or the Deputy Speaker not to preside while a resolution for his removal from office is under consideration
Article 182 : The Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council
Article 183 : Vacation and resignation of, and removal from, the offices of Chairman and Deputy Chairman
Article 184 : Power of the Deputy Chairman or other person to perform the duties of the office of, or to act as, Chairman
Article 185 : The Chairman or the Deputy Chairman not to preside while a resolution for his removal from office is under consideration
Article 186 : Salaries and allowances of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker and the Chairman and Deputy Chairman
Article 187 : Secretariat of State Legislature
Article 188 : Oath or affirmation by members
Article 189 : Voting in Houses, power of Houses to act notwithstanding vacancies and quorum
Article 190 : Vacation of seats
Article 191 : Disqualifications for membership
Article 192 : Decision on questions as to disqualifications of members
Article 193 : Penalty for sitting and voting before making oath or affirmation under article 188 or when not qualified or when disqualified
Article 194 : Powers, privileges, etc., of the Houses of Legislatures and of the members and committees thereof
Article 195 : Salaries and allowances of members
Article 196 : Provisions as to introduction and passing of Bills
Article 197 : Restriction on powers of Legislative Council as to Bills other than Money Bills
Article 198 : Special procedure in respect of Money Bills
Article 199 : Definition of "Money Bills"
Article 200 : Assent to Bills
Article 201 : Bills reserved for consideration
Article 202 : Annual financial statement
Article 203 : Procedure in Legislature with respect to estimates
Article 204 : Appropriation Bills
Article 205 : Supplementary additional or excess grants
Article 206 : Votes on account, votes of credit and exceptional grants
Article 207 : Special provisions as to financial Bills
Article 208 : Rules of procedure
Article 209 : Regulation by law of procedure in the Legislature of the State in relation to financial business
Article 210 : Language to be used in the Legislature
Article 211 : Restriction on discussion in the Legislature
Article 212 : Courts not to inquire into proceedings of the Legislature
Article 213 : Power of Governor to promulgate Ordinances during recess of Legislature
Article 214 : High Courts for States
Article 215 : High Courts to be courts of record
Article 216 : Constitution of High Courts
Article 217 : Appointment and conditions of the office of a Judge of a High Court
Article 218 : Application of certain provisions relating to Supreme Court to High Courts
Article 219 : Oath or affirmation by Judges of High Courts
Article 220 : Restriction on practice after being a permanent Judge
Article 221 : Salaries, etc., of Judges
Article 222 : Transfer of a Judge from one High Court to another
Article 223 : Appointment of acting Chief Justice
Article 224 : Appointment of additional and acting Judges
Article 224A : Appointment of retired Judges at sittings of High Courts
Article 225 : Jurisdiction of existing High Courts
Article 226 : Power of High Courts to issue certain writs
Article 226A : Constitutional validity of Central laws not to be considered in proceedings under article 226
Article 227 : Power of superintendence over all courts by the High Court
Article 228 : Transfer of certain cases to High Court
Article 228A : Special provisions as to disposal of questions relating to constitutional validity of State laws
Article 229 : Officers and servants and the expenses of High Courts
Article 230 : Extension of jurisdiction of High Courts to Union territories
Article 231 : Establishment of a common High Court for two or more States
Article 232 : Interpretation
Article 233 : Appointment of district judges
Article 233A : Validation of appointments of, and judgments, etc., delivered by, certain district judges
Article 234 : Recruitment of persons other than district judges to the judicial service
Article 235 : Control over subordinate courts
Article 236 : Interpretation
Article 237 : Application of the provisions of this Chapter to certain class or classes of magistrates
Chapter: VII
THE STATES IN PART B OF THE FIRST SCHEDULE
Article 238 : Repealed
Chapter: VIII
THE UNION TERRITORIES
Article 239 : Administration of Union territories
Article 239A : Creation of local Legislatures or Council of Ministers or both for certain Union territories
Article 239AA : Special provisions with respect to Delhi
Article 239AB : Provision in case of failure of constitutional machinery
Article 239B : Power of administrator to promulgate Ordinances during recess of Legislature
Article 240 : Power of President to make regulations for certain Union territories
Article 241 : High Courts for Union territories
Article 242 : Coorg
Chapter: IX
PANCHAYATS
Article 243 : Definitions
Article 243A : Gram Sabha
Article 243B : Constitution of Panchayats
Article 243C : Composition of Panchayats
Article 243D : Reservation of seats
Article 243E : Duration of Panchayats, etc.-
Article 243F : Disqualifications for membership
Article 243G : Powers, authority and responsibilities of Panchayats
Article 243H : Powers to impose taxes by, and Funds of, the Panchayats
Article 243I : Constitution of Finance Commission to review financial position
Article 243J : Audit of accounts of Panchayats
Article 243K : Elections to the Panchayats
Article 243L : Application to Union territories
Article 243M : Part not to apply to certain areas
Article 243N : Continuance of existing laws and Panchayats
Article 243O : Bar to interference by courts in electoral matters
Chapter: IXA
THE MUNICIPALITIES
Article 243P : Definitions
Article 243Q : Constitution of Municipalities
Article 243R : Composition of Municipalities
Article 243S : Constitution and composition of Wards Committees, etc.-
Article 243T : Reservation of seats
Article 243U : Duration of Municipalities, etc.-
Article 243V : Disqualifications for membership
Article 243W : Powers, authority and responsibilities of Municipalities, etc.-
Article 243X : Power to impose taxes by, and Funds of, the Municipilities
Article 243Y : Finance Commission
Article 243Z : Audit of accounts of Municipalities
Article 243ZA : Elections to the Municipalities
Article 243ZB : Application to Union territories
Article 243ZC : Part not to apply to certain areas
Article 243ZD : Committee for district planning
Article 243ZE : Committee for Metropolitan planning
Article 243ZF : Continuance of existing laws and Municipalities
Article 243ZG : Bar to interference by courts in electoral matters
Chapter: IXB
THE CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES
Article 243ZH : Definitions
Article 243ZI : Incorporation of co-operative societies
Article 243ZJ : Number and term of members of board and its office bearers
Article 243ZK : Election of members of board
Article 243ZL : Supersession and suspension of board and interim management
Article 243ZM : Audit of accounts of co-operative societies
Article 243ZN : Convening of general body meetings
Article 243ZO : Right of a member to get information
Article 243ZP : Returns
Article 243ZQ : Offences and penalties
Article 243ZR : Application to multi-State co-operative societies
Article 243ZS : Application to Union territories
Article 243ZT : Continuance of existing laws
Chapter: X
THE SCHEDULED AND TRIBAL AREAS
Article 244 : Administration of Scheduled Areas and Tribal Areas
Article 244A : Formation of an autonomous State comprising certain tribal areas in Assam and creation of local Legislature or Council of Ministers or both therefor
Chapter: XI
RELATIONS BETWEEN THE UNION AND THE STATES
Article 245 : Extent of laws made by Parliament and by the Legislatures of States
Article 246 : Subject-matter of laws made by Parliament and by the Legislatures of States
Article 246A : Special provision with respect to goods and services tax
Article 247 : Power of Parliament to provide for the establishment of certain additional courts
Article 248 : Residuary powers of legislation
Article 249 : Power of Parliament to legislate with respect to a matter in the State List in the national interest
Article 250 : Power of Parliament to legislate with respect to any matter in the State List if a Proclamation of Emergency is in operation
Article 251 : Inconsistency between laws made by Parliament under articles 249 and 250 and laws made by the Legislatures of States
Article 252 : Power of Parliament to legislate for two or more States by consent and adoption of such legislation by any other State
Article 253 : Legislation for giving effect to international agreements
Article 254 : Inconsistency between laws made by Parliament and laws made by the Legislatures of States
Article 255 : Requirements as to recommendations and previous sanctions to be regarded as matters of procedure only
Article 256 : Obligation of States and the Union
Article 257 : Control of the Union over States in certain cases
Article 257A : Assistance to States by deployment of armed forces or other forces of the Union
Article 258 : Power of the Union to confer powers, etc., on States in certain cases
Article 258A : Power of the States to entrust functions to the Union
Article 259 : Armed Forces in States in Part B of the First Schedule
Article 260 : Jurisdiction of the Union in relation to territories outside India
Article 261 : Public acts, records and judicial proceedings
Article 262 : Adjudication of disputes relating to waters of inter-State rivers or river valleys
Article 263 : Provisions with respect to an inter-State Council
Chapter: XII
FINANCE, PROPERTY, CONTRACTS AND SUITS
Article 264 : Interpretation
Article 265 : Taxes not to be imposed save by authority of law
Article 266 : Consolidated Funds and public accounts of India and of the States
Article 267 : Contingency Fund
Article 268 : Duties levied by the Union but collected and appropriated by the States
Article 268A : Service tax levied by Union and collected and appropriated by the Union and the States
Article 269 : Taxes levied and collected by the Union but assigned to the States
Article 269A : Levy and collection of goods and services tax in course of inter-State trade or commerce
Article 270 : Taxes levied and distributed between the Union and the States
Article 271 : Surcharge on certain duties and taxes for purposes of the Union
Article 272 : Taxes which are levied and collected by the Union and may be distributed between the Union and the State
Article 273 : Grants in lieu of export duty on jute and jute products
Article 274 : Prior recommendation of President required to Bills affecting taxation in which States are interested
Article 275 : Grants from the Union to certain States
Article 276 : Taxes on professions, trades, callings and employments
Article 277 : Savings
Article 278 : Agreement with States in Part B of the First Schedule with regard to certain financial matters
Article 279 : Calculation of "net proceeds", etc.-
Article 279A : Goods and Services Tax Council.
Article 280 : Finance Commission
Article 281 : Recommendations of the Finance Commission
Article 282 : Expenditure defrayable by the Union or a State out of its revenues
Article 283 : Custody, etc., of Consolidated Funds, Contingency Funds and moneys credited to the public accounts
Article 284 : Custody of suitors' deposits and other moneys received by public servants and courts
Article 285 : Exemption of property of the Union from State taxation
Article 286 : Restrictions as to imposition of tax on the sale or purchase of goods
Article 287 : Exemption from taxes on electricity
Article 288 : Exemption from taxation by States in respect of water or electricity in certain cases
Article 289 : Exemption of property and income of a State from Union taxation
Article 290 : Adjustment in respect of certain expenses and pensions
Article 290A : Annual payment to certain Devaswom Funds
Article 291 : Privy purse sums of Rulers
Article 292 : Borrowing by the Government of India
Article 293 : Borrowing by States
Article 294 : Succession to property, assets, rights, liabilities and obligations in certain cases
Article 295 : Succession to property, assets, rights, liabilities and obligations in other cases
Article 296 : Property accruing by escheat or lapse or as bona vacantia
Article 297 : Things of value within territorial waters or continental shelf and resources of the exclusive economic zone to vest in the Union.
Article 298 : Power to carry on trade, etc.-
Article 299 : Contracts
Article 300 : Suits and proceedings
Article 300A : Persons not to be deprived of property save by authority of law
Chapter: XIII
TRADE,COMMERCE AND INTERCOURSE WITHIN THE TERRITORY OF INDIA
Article 301 : Freedom of trade, commerce and intercourse
Article 302 : Power of Parliament to impose restrictions on trade, commerce and intercourse
Article 303 : Restrictions on the legislative powers of the Union and of the States with regard to trade and commerce
Article 304 : Restrictions on trade, commerce and intercourse among States
Article 305 : Saving of existing laws and laws providing for State monopolies
Article 306 : Power of certain States in Part B of the First Schedule to impose restrictions on trade and commerce
Article 307 : Appointment of authority for carrying out the purposes of articles 301 to 304
Chapter: XIV
SERVICES UNDER THE UNION AND THE STATES
Article 308 : Interpretation
Article 309 : Recruitment and conditions of service of persons serving the Union or a State
Article 310 : Tenure of office of persons serving the Union or a State
Article 311 : Dismissal, removal or reduction in rank of persons employed in civil capacities under the Union or a State
Article 312 : All-India services
Article 312A : Power of Parliament to vary or revoke conditions of service of officers of certain services
Article 313 : Transitional provisions
Article 314 : Provision for protection of existing officers of certain services
Article 315 : Public Service Commissions for the Union and for the States
Article 316 : Appointment and term of office of members
Article 317 : Removal and suspension of a member of a Public Service Commission
Article 318 : Power to make regulations as to conditions of service of members and staff of the Commission
Article 319 : Prohibition as to the holding of offices by members of Commission on ceasing to be such members
Article 320 : Functions of Public Service Commissions
Article 321 : Power to extend functions of Public Service Commissions
Article 322 : Expenses of Public Service Commissions
Article 323 : Reports of Public Service Commissions
Chapter: XIVA
TRIBUNALS
Article 323A : Administrative tribunals
Article 323B : Tribunals for other matters
Chapter: XV
ELECTIONS
Article 324 : Superintendence, direction and control of elections to be vested in an Election Commission
Article 325 : No person to be ineligible for inclusion in, or to claim to be included in a special, electoral roll on grounds of religion, race, caste or sex
Article 326 : Elections to the House of the People and to the Legislative Assemblies of States to be on the basis of adult suffrage
Article 327 : Power of Parliament to make provision with respect to elections to Legislatures
Article 328 : Power of Legislature of a State to make provision with respect to elections to such Legislature
Article 329 : Bar to interference by courts in electoral matters
Article 329A : Special provision as to elections to Parliament in the case of Prime Minister and Speaker
Chapter: XVI
SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO CERTAIN CLASSES
Article 330 : Reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the House of the People
Article 331 : Representation of the Anglo-Indian Community in the House of the People
Article 332 : Reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the Legislative Assemblies of the States
Article 333 : Representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the Legislative Assemblies of the States
Article 334 : Reservation of seats and special representation to cease after sixty years
Article 335 : Claims of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes to services and posts
Article 336 : Special provision for Anglo-Indian community in certain services
Article 337 : Special provision with respect to educational grants for the benefit of Anglo-Indian community
Article 338 : National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Article 338A : National Commission for Scheduled Tribes
Article 339 : Control of the Union over the administration of Scheduled Areas and the welfare of Scheduled Tribes
Article 340 : Appointment of a Commission to investigate the conditions of backward classes
Article 341 : Scheduled Castes
Article 342 : Scheduled Tribes
Chapter: XVII
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
Article 343 : Official language of the Union
Article 344 : Commission and Committee of Parliament on official language
Article 345 : Official language or languages of a State
Article 346 : Official language for communication between one State and another or between a State and the Union
Article 347 : Special provision relating to language spoken by a section of the population of a State
Article 348 : Language to be used in the Supreme Court and in the High Courts and for Acts, Bills, etc.-
Article 349 : Special procedure for enactment of certain laws relating to language
Article 350 : Language to be used in representations for redress of grievances
Article 350A : Facilities for instruction in mother-tongue at primary stage
Article 350B : Special Officer for linguistic minorities
Article 351 : Directive for development of the Hindi language
Chapter: XVIII
EMERGENCY PROVISIONS
Article 352 : Proclamation of Emergency
Article 353 : Effect of Proclamation of Emergency.-While a Proclamation of Emergency is in operation, then
Article 354 : Application of provisions relating to distribution of revenues while a Proclamation of Emergency is in operation
Article 355 : Duty of the Union to protect States against external aggression and internal disturbance
Article 356 : Provisions in case of failure of constitutional machinery in States
Article 357 : Exercise of legislative powers under Proclamation issued under article 356
Article 358 : Suspension of provisions of article 19 during emergencies
Article 359 : Suspension of the enforcement of the rights conferred by Part III during emergencies
Article 359A : Application of this Part to the State of Punjab
Article 360 : Provisions as to financial emergency
Chapter: XIX
MISCELLANEOUS
Article 361 : Protection of President and Governors and Rajpramukhs
Article 361A : Protection of publication of proceedings of Parliament and State Legislatures
Article 361B : Disqualification for appointment on remunerative political post
Article 362 : Rights and privileges of Rulers of Indian States
Article 363 : Bar to interference by courts in disputes arising out of certain treaties, agreements, etc.-
Article 363A : Recognition granted to Rulers of Indian States to cease and privy purses to be abolished
Article 364 : Special provisions as to major ports and aerodromes
Article 365 : Effect of failure to comply with, or to give effect to, directions given by the Union
Article 366 : Definitions
Article 367 : Interpretation
Chapter: XX
AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION
Article 368 : Power of Parliament to amend the Constitution and procedure therefor
Chapter: XXI
TEMPORARY, TRANSITIONAL AND SPECIAL PROVISIONS
Article 369 : Temporary power to Parliament to make laws with respect to certain matters in the State List as if they were matters in the Concurrent List
Article 370 : Temporary provisions with respect to the State of Jammu and Kashmir
Article 371 : Special provision with respect to the States of Maharashtra and Gujarat
Article 371A : Special provision with respect to the State of Nagaland
Article 371B : Special provision with respect to the State of Assam
Article 371C : Special provision with respect to the State of Manipur
Article 371D : Special provisions with respect to the State of Andhra Pradesh
Article 371E : Establishment of Central University in Andhra Pradesh
Article 371F : Special provisions with respect to the State of Sikkim
Article 371G : Special provision with respect to the State of Mizoram
Article 371H : Special provision with respect to the State of Arunachal Pradesh
Article 371I : Special provision with respect to the State of Goa
Article 372 : Continuance in force of existing laws and their adaptation
Article 372A : Power of the President to adapt laws
Article 373 : Power of President to make order in respect of persons under preventive detention in certain cases
Article 374 : Provisions as to Judges of the Federal Court and proceedings pending in the Federal Court or before His Majesty in Council
Article 375 : Courts, authorities and officers to continue to function subject to the provisions of the Constitution
Article 376 : Provisions as to Judges of High Courts
Article 377 : Provisions as to Comptroller and Auditor-General of India
Article 378 : Provisions as to Public Service Commissions
Article 378A : Special provision as to duration of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Article 379-391 : Rep. by the Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act, 1956, s. 29 and Sch
Article 392 : Power of the President to remove difficulties
Chapter: XXII
SHORT TITLE,COMMENCEMENT,AUTHORITATIVE TEXT IN HINDI AND REPEALS
Article 393 : Short title
Article 394 : Commencement.
Article 394A : Authoritative text in the Hindi language
Article 395 : Repeals
Chapter: --
Appendix
APPENDIX 01 : THE CONSTITUTION (APPLICATION TO JAMMU AND KASHMIR) ORDER, 1954
APPENDIX 02 : RE-STATEMENT, WITH REFERENCE TO THE PRESENT TEXT OF THE CONSTITUTION, OF THE EXCEPTIONS AND MODIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO WHICH THE CONSTITUTION APPLIES TO THE STATE OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR
Schedules
SCH 01 : Articles 1 and 4
SCH 02 : SECOND SCHEDULE
SCH 03 : THIRD SCHEDULE
SCH 04 : Allocation of seats in the Council of States
SCH 05 : FIFTH SCHEDULE
SCH 06 : SIXTH SCHEDULE
SCH 07 : SEVENTH SCHEDULE
SCH 08 : Languages
SCH 09 : NINTH SCHEDULE
SCH 10 : Provisions as to disqualification on ground of defection
SCH 11 : Article 243G
SCH 12 : Article 243W
 
 
 
 


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